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Subject: Workshop on Very Large Corpora, ACL-Coling98
 
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                          CALL FOR PAPERS
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                   SIXTH WORKSHOP ON VERY LARGE CORPORA
 
 
WHEN:    August 15-16, 1998 (immediately following ACL/COLING-98)
WHERE:   University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 
 
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:
 
As in past years, the workshop will offer a general forum for new research in
corpus-based and statistical natural language processing.  Areas of interest
include (but are not limited to):
 
      - robust parsing, phrase structure analysis
      - part of speech tagging
      - term and name identification
      - word sense disambiguation
      - morphological analysis
      - anaphora resolution
      - event categorization
      - discourse structure identification
      - alignment of parallel texts and bilingual terminology
      - language modelling
      - lexicography
      - machine translation
      - spelling and grammar correction
 
PROGRAM CHAIR:
 
    Eugene Charniak     Brown University
 
PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
    Steven Abney             Lillian Lee
    Eric Brill               Christopher Manning
    Ted Briscoe              Dan Melamed
    Rebecca Bruce            Scott Miller
    Claire Cardie            Raymond Mooney
    Bob Carpenter            James Pustejovksy
    Glen Carroll             Lance Ramshaw
    Ken Church               Adwait Rathnaparkhi
    Michael Collins               Ellen Riloff
    Joshua Goodman           Hinrich Schutze
    Vasilis Hatzivassiloglou Ralph Weischedel
    Mark Johnson             Janyce Wiebe
    Andrew Kehler            Dekai Wu
    John Lafferty            David Yarowsky
 
SPONSOR:   SIGDAT (ACL's special interest group for linguistic data
                         and corpus-based approaches to NLP)
 
WEB SITES:  For COLING-ACL'98 - http://coling-acl'98.iro.umontreal.ca
 
FORMAT FOR SUBMISSION:
 
Only hard-copy submissions will be accepted.  Authors should submit
six (6) copies of their full-length paper (3500-8000 words) to Eugene
Charniak at the Johns Hopkins University address below.  Papers should
describe original work. A paper accepted for presentation cannot be
presented or have been presented at any other meeting. Papers
submitted to other conferences will be considered, as long as this
fact is clearly indicated in the submission.
 
SCHEDULE:
 
      Submission Deadline:    April 20, 1998
      Notification Date:      June 1, 1998
      Camera ready copy due:  June 22, 1998
 
CONTACT:
 
   Eugene Charniak
   e-mail [log in to unmask]
 
   Address:     Before February 1, 1998 and After June 1, 1998
 
    Department of Computer Science
    Brown University
    Providence RI 02912-1910
 
   Address:   From February 1, 1998 until June 1, 1998
 
    Department of Computer Science
    Johns Hopkins University
    NEB 224, 3400 N. Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218-2694